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Portrait of Jacob Goold

Description

Rectangular format, waist length portrait of Jacob Goold. Depicts an old man with night cap style hat and house coat. Holding a book, index finger on left hand points down. Facing left side of painting. Oil on panel.

Details

Maker
Greenleaf, Benjamin, 1769-1821 (Maker)
Date
1803
Inscriptions
"JACOB GOOLD NOW/ 84 Years/Benjamin Greenleaf. Painter 1803" (handwritten)
Location of origin
MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
boards (flat objects)
oil paint (paint)
oil painting (technique)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
oil paint (paint)
oil painting (technique)
Painted
Painting
paintings (visual works)
portraits
People and organizations
Goold, Jacob
Dimensions
29 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1229
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2779

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